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The Bucks have Ersan Ilyasova, who averaged more than 17 points per game, in the front court, but there are few offensive threats on the rest of the roster.

Larry Sanders emerged as one of the best defensive players in the league last season, but his offensive game is still raw. John Henson showed some promise as a rookie last year, but likely is not ready to assume a major role yet. Carlos Delfino and Zaza Pachulia have also agreed to terms on deals but are role players.

Now Hammond and Jennings have a delicate situation to navigate. Do the Bucks try to go back to the point guard who once was billed as a franchise player after going hard after his replacement?

And does Jennings look to return to the Bucks, who desperately need point guard help, or does he continue to wait for a big offer from another team and risk being left out in the cold when the free agent market settles?

If neither side wants to commit long term, a possible compromise would be Jennings accepting the $4.3 million qualifying offer on his contract, playing out the season and becoming an unrestricted free agent next season.

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